What does a backwards flag mean?

Answer Backward flags appear on U.S. Armed Forces uniforms. Army regulations state that when a flag patch is worn, the star field must appear on the observer's right. Thus, a flag patch worn on the right ... Read More »

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Why are the patches of the american flag on the usa world baseball classic backwards?

People often believe that the American flag patch worn by baseball players during the USA World Baseball Classic looks backwards. In fact, it has proper orientation.MisconceptionsUnder Department o... Read More »

Why is the flag patch backwards on the right shoulder of the United States armed forces uniform?

Some observers find themselves a bit confused when viewing the flag replica sewn onto the shoulders of United States military uniforms by what appears to be a reversed or "backwards" image of the A... Read More »

What are the rules for flying a flag other than an American flag in a condominium complex.?

I think the rules only apply when you have the US as well. For example, if you have US & state, US has to be higher & so forth and there are times when it should not be excluded depending on others... Read More »

Why is the Marine Corps flag before the Navy flag in order of precedence?

By Naval Tradition is not the correct answer. The precedence is set my DOD and is based on the age of the services.The Marine Corps has had precedence over the Navy since 1921 because the Marine Co... Read More »